Having 250,000 members, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has been celebrating its 100-year anniversary for the past seven months strong. On New Year’s Day, the Olympic-style Delta Torch was lit in Los Angeles and from there made stops in 22 cities across the country including Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit and Seattle as well as two of the organization’s international chapters located in Tokyo, Japan and Bermuda. An estimated 12,000 Deltas descended upon Washington, D.C. the weekend of Jan. 11 – 13, 2013 to celebrate the organization’s founding. On Jan. 10, 2013, nearly 2,000 Deltas traveled in a bus caravan from D.C. to New York for a Media Day, standing in Rockefeller Center and Times Square outside of the network morning news shows (the “Today Show” and “Good Morning America”), donning Delta paraphernalia in the Sorority’s official colors – crimson and cream – while holding signs announcing the Sorority’s 100th anniversary.i n March, the Centennial Celebration reconvened for a Women’s Suffrage March Reenactment during the Sorority’s annual legislative conference, Delta Days in the Nation’s Capital, March 2 – 5, 2013. At the time of this writing, the Sorority’s 51st National Convention is being held in Washington, D.C., July 11 – 17, 2013.
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